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What Types of Compensation Are Available In Workplace Injury/Workers’ Compensation Cases?

Workers’ compensation is an accident insurance program that your employer pays to provide monetary assistance to employees injured on the job. This assistance includes medical, rehabilitation, and income benefits. By law in Georgia, if a business has three or more employees and one of those employees sustains a work-related injury while on the job, the business is required to provide workers’ compensation benefits to them. There are many common types of injuries that happen frequently on the job. Some of the routine workplace injuries that victims can receive workers’ compensation benefits for include: Repetitive use injuries, such as arthritis and carpal...

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3 Benefits of Having a Personal Injury Attorney

No one expects to suffer from a severe injury, especially when that injury is caused by someone else's negligence. After suffering an injury, you need to focus on healing and getting better. A personal injury lawyer focuses on helping you financially recover from your accident. Damages can cover your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, scarring/disfigurement, etc. Working with a trusted personal injury lawyer can help you in these tough situations. Continue reading for 3 benefits of hiring a personal injury attorney. #1: Their Knowledge and Expertise Personal injury lawyers are experts in cases that involve accidents or illnesses that are...

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5 Steps to Take After a Car Accident

Car accidents are unfortunately very common in the State of Georgia. According to the Georgia DOT, there were a total of 331,796 car crashes in Georgia in 2020. While some were minor fender benders, 124,492 injuries resulted from these car accidents. There were also 1,588 fatal crashes in 2020. With car accidents being this common, it is important to know what to do after a car accident takes place. Continue reading for 5 steps to take after a car accident. Step 1: Take pictures and videos of where your car stopped before moving your vehicle. Vehicle position is important for police...

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Atlanta Personal Injury Attorney to Speak at Auto Litigation Seminar

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James Robson, an Atlanta personal injury attorney and co-founding partner of Glass & Robson LLC, is a featured speaker at an upcoming live online seminar discussing Auto Injury Litigation strategies. The seminar will take place on Friday, March 26 from 9:00am to 4:30pm, and is available for 6 Continuing Education Credits (CLE).  As a successful personal injury attorney in the Metro Atlanta area, James and the firm’s co-founding partner Robert Glass have almost twenty years of experience trying and settling automobile and trucking injury cases. James’s experience has led him to develop proven strategies when representing individuals injured in motor vehicle...

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Atlanta Trial Attorneys Taking Ethylene Oxide Cases

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Residents in several Atlanta-area cities were horrified to learn they have been breathing a cancer-causing chemical in the air for years. The chemical in question, Ethylene Oxide, was released by two companies who practice medical equipment sterilization in both Smyrna and Covington. This has many residents reaching out to Atlanta trial attorneys for legal advice. What is Ethylene Oxide? According to the National Cancer Institute, ethylene oxide is a flammable, colorless gas with a sweet odor. It is predominantly used to produce other chemicals like antifreeze. It can also be used in smaller doses as a pesticide or sterilizer, as is the...

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Atlanta Trial Attorney To Speak at Personal Injury Boot Camp

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Premier Atlanta personal injury attorney, James Robson of Glass & Robson, will be speaking at an upcoming CLE seminar entitled Personal Injury Boot Camp: An Attorney’s Guide Through Personal Injury Cases - From A to Z. Extensive details about the seminar can be found on the National Business Institute website. The seminar will take place on March 25, 2020 in Alpharetta, GA*, and is eligible for up to 6.00 Georgia CLE credits. OnDemand audio, audio download and audio CDs are also available for purchase if you cannot make it to the seminar in-person. (*this seminar was cancelled due to COVID-19). This Personal...

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Atlanta Trial Attorney Serves as Panelist on Personal Injury Webinar

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Atlanta personal injury attorney Robert Glass served as a panelist on an educational and informative webinar, “Personal Injury Opening Statements and Closing Arguments: Preparing and Delivering, Handling Objections and Related Motions.” The 90-minute webinar aimed to teach personal injury litigators successful courtroom strategies. It is now available for download and CLE credit through Strafford. Opening Statements According to the webinar, about three-quarters of jurors stick with their first impressions of a case. These judgements are often formed during an attorney’s opening statement, making them one of the most important aspects of a trial. Robert explained that attorneys who tell an enthralling story...

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Spinal Cord Stimulator Litigation – Atlanta Trial Attorneys

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According to a 2012 study from the National Health Institute (NIH), more than 11% of Americans suffer from chronic pain. That translates to more than 25 million people in the US who suffer pain in some way for months or even years. The same study also found that almost 18% of Americans suffer from pain they labeled as “severe.” Many chronic pain sufferers are willing to try anything to alleviate some of their consistent and excessive levels of discomfort. This has led to a dramatic increase in patients turning to spinal cord stimulators for relief. While many medical device companies, pain...

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Holiday Season Safety Tips

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With the holiday season fully upon us, it’s easy to forget about some of the dangers that coincide with the festivities. Here are just a few tips to help keep you and your family safe from accidents, burglaries, holiday drivers, and other pitfalls.   Holiday Season Shopping Concerns The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warns that approximately 250 injuries occur every day during the holiday season. Although the prevalence of online shopping has decreased the number of shoppers in stores and malls, there are still many exclusive in-store deals that drive consumers to make their purchases in person. Accidents can result when...

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Attorneys Are Revving Up for Motorized Scooter Legislation

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The landscape of transportation has changed dramatically over the last decade. First came Uber, transforming the way we think of transportation with their ridesharing and food delivery services. Then came bike rentals services like Divvy, Lime Bike and Relay, allowing tourists to explore major cities in a convenient and accessible way. And while many began to raise the question of safety and whether cities were prepared for so many bikes on the road, no one could have foreseen the newest trend to hit the transportation market: motorized scooters. The rise of the motorized scooter began at the beginning of 2018 when...

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